Bryan Cantrill, TweetVP of Engineering at Joyent
Biography: Bryan Cantrill
Bryan Cantrill is the VP of Engineering at Joyent, a San Francisco-based cloud computing startup
Recent years have seen new languages developed around explicit goals like performance or simplified programming models, but there's been little focus on the essential problem of debugging programs in production. We will discuss problems we've seen in deployed Node.js-based systems and demonstrate tools we have developed -- both postmortem and in situ -- that shine light into the darkness that is characteristic of modern JIT'd VMs in production.